Community News

  • Trimble’s Extension board sets special mtg

    Sharon Yocum has accepted the Trimble County Cooperative Extension  Board’s offer to purchase the land adjacent to the extension office.  A special meeting has been scheduled for Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss financing options, down payment amounts and contacting an attorney to begin the deed transfer.

  • MES Students of the Week

    All A
    Fourth grade: Ciara Gilley
    Fifth grade: Jet Chu, Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Ella Knight, Kinley Kunkel, Mitchell Lacefield, Ronnie Lefler, Shelby McKinney, Kaylee Payton, Halie Purvis, Maddi Stark and Adelyn Weaver
    All A/B
    Fourth grade: Cayden Blackaby, Laura Gibson, Sam Gossom, Drew Herman, Ethan Horn, Adeline Howerton, Thomas Karcher, Raya McWhorter, Austin Pettit, Farrah Rucker, Hope Smith, Ethan Spegal, Katie Townsend, Bree Turner and Justin Vittitow


    Thursday, Nov. 5
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing. Everyone is welcome!
    Saturday, Nov. 7
    Milton United Methodist Church will host a free breakfast at 8 a.m. Tommy Purvis, pastor of the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church, will present a program about his Sturgis, S.D. mission. Everyone is welcome!

  • Adult education focus of Rotary Club

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Business owner addresses TCMS 8th grade about setting career goals early

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Al Gibson, in providing a motivational speech to eighth graders at Trimble County Middle School, spoke about the importance of having a plan and an “end in mind” to accomplish any goals they may want to achieve.

  • Milton Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

    Milton Baptist Church is pleased to announce Timothy Scott as their new pastor. On September 27, 2015, Brother Scott and his wife, Diane, accepted a position of service to Milton Baptist Church and the community. Please join the church family in welcoming Brother Scott, his wife Diane and their son Samuel to Trimble County.

  • Bedford audit shows improvement

    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Bedford could be debt free in four to six years, according to accountant Jeffrey Woods of Raisor, Zapp & Woods of Carrollton.
    The annual audit showed improvement in most areas. The Waste Water (Sewer) Treatment Plant took the biggest loss due to the rain and windstorm in July when the main road was washed away. Also, the age of the plant and substations have played a big role in contributing to the deficit as they are beginning to need extensive repairs.

  • Board eyes graduation requirements

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    During last Wednesday’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education, Chairperson Tony Walker introduced the seniors who were selected to be Governor’s scholar students to the rest of the board. Superintendent Steve Miracle took the time to congratulate each student—Amber Cissell, Mila Consley, Alex Dixon and Brennan Kunkel—for his and her achievements.

  • Klunkers’ Day Out